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December 22, 2013 in NAVY, COAST GUARD AND OTHER SEA SERVICES PATCHES
Charles F. Adams class USS TATTNALL (DDG-19) NATO Cruise (STANAVFORLANT) 1978
Gunners Mate Missile (GMM) Tartar Mark 13 Battery
Charles F. Adams class USS TATTNALL (DDG-19)
The first DDG test bed USS GYATT (DDG-1), ex-Gearing class DD-712. She was converted to DDG-712 in 1956 and then became DDG-1 in 1957
This designation (and the patch) was short lived as she was converted back to conventional DD-712 in 1962 and decommissioned in 1969
In the photo you can see her missile battery mounted on her fantail
Charles F. Adams class USS CLAUDE V. RICKETTS (DDG-5) Originally designated as USS BIDDLE (DD-955)
Two of her DDG patches, her 1979 Persian Gulf Crisis patch (she was a charter member of the Persian Gulf Yacht Club)
and her 1983 Beirut Crisis International Force Patch
Very very nice your patches.
Charles F. Adams class USS LYNDE McCORMICK (DDG-8) from a crewman who was aboard during the 'neverdock' CAMELPAC tour
USS LYNDE McCORMICK (DDG-8) In service from 1959 to 1991 CAMELPAC 1983-1984
These came from an OS1 who was aboard during their tour with Battle Group Echo when they were rerouted from WESTPAC to Central America
Westpac 1983-1984 - Hong Kong, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, .......Ports We Almost Saw
Charles F. Adams class USS ROBISON (DDG-12) In service 1961 to 1991
Charles F. Adams class USS HOEL (DDG-13) In service 1962 to 1992
Charles F. Adams class USS BUCHANAN (DDG-14) In service 1962 to 1991
1960's, 1970's and 1980's patches
Hello Salvage Sailor,
really of very beautiful patches.
Charles F. Adams class USS BERKELEY (DDG-15) In service 1962 to 1991
Large Westpac jacket patch and ships patches from their 1981 deployment. Much better than their 79/80 Iranian Crisis neverport deployment
Charles F. Adams class USS COYNGHAM (DDG-17) In service 1963 until her ill fated demise due to an onboard fire in 1990
Charles F. Adams class USS BENJAMIN STODDERT (DDG-22) In service 1964 to 1991
The center Japanese patch is made with silver bullion and the cruise patch is for her 1983 Westpac
Converted (DD-936) Forrest Sherman class Guided Missile Destroyer USS DECATUR (DDG-31) In service 1956 to 1983 (DDG 31 from 1966 to 1983)
ex-DD-936 Forrest Sherman class Guided Missile Destroyer USS DECATUR (DDG-31) In service 1956 to 1983 (DDG 31 from 1966 to 1983)
Converted (DD-949) Forrest Sherman class Guided Missile Destroyer USS PARSONS (DDG-33) In service 1959 to 1984
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